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Senator Cruz introduces State Marriage Defense Act

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Mike Lee, R-Utah, today introduced S.

Bad economic data weighs on Wall Street

Investors have a mega media merger to digest Thursday, but it's not giving the broader market a boost. A bad batch of economic data and lackluster earnings weighed on stocks.

First look inside the Airbus A350 XWB

To fully appreciate all the A350 XWB promises to offer, your imagination needs to take a rather giant leap.

Venezuela anti-government protests turn deadly; 3 killed

Anti-government protesters clashed with police in Venezuela, leaving three people shot to death and nearly two dozen injured, authorities said.

Senator's about-face on filibuster

Republican Sen. Dean Heller voted to filibuster the bill to raise the debt ceiling Wednesday, after telling CNN the night before that he did not support fellow Sen. Ted Cruz's plan to do the same.

Funnyman Sid Caesar dead at 91

Sid Caesar, whose clever, anarchic comedy on such programs as "Your Show of Shows" and "Caesar's Hour" helped define the 1950s "Golden Age of Television," has died. He was 91.

Senate passes debt-ceiling plan in blow to conservatives

The Senate voted Wednesday to avert at least one chronic Washington political crisis for at least a year.

Toyota recalls 2.1 million vehicles

Toyota is recalling 2.1 million of its Prius, RAV4, Tacoma and Lexus vehicles globally because of a software problem that could cause cars to stop suddenly.

Rand Paul announces suit against Obama administration over NSA

Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday he's suing President Barack Obama and top national security officials over the government's sweeping electronic surveillance program made public by intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.

Hillary Clinton as a kindergarten teacher?

Hillary Clinton, a woman who's held two of the highest offices in U.S. government, may have originally wanted to become a kindergarten teacher after her eight years as first lady.